Herman Grütter

MPR Consulting
575 Evergreen Place
North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.
201 - 1250 Homer Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada  V6B 1C6

Herman Grütter is a business-minded hard rock petrologist with 20+ years’ Chief Geologist / Commodity Analyst credentials built around commercially integrated geoscience practice in global diamond ± porphyry-copper minerals exploration and M&A-level project assessment. He is a respected team leader in major- and junior-company mineral project development and corporate strategy, with a track record of influential and action-oriented relationships amongst commercial, legal, technical, consulting or operational teams. Dr. Grütter's advocacy of sound applied geoscience practice based on publically disclosed data is on record in speaking engagements at industry conferences, guest lectures at universities, professional development short courses and numerous peer-reviewed academic publications.
Herman obtained a B.Sc. (Hons) from the University of Cape Town in 1986 and his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1993. He is registered as a Professional Geologist in British Columbia, Canada and is a standing member of the International Kimberlite Conference Advisory Committee. His career to date spans positions at De Beers Marine (18 months), De Beers Kimberlite Unit in Kimberley (3 years), De Beers GeoScience Centre in Johannesburg (5 years), De Beers Canada Exploration in Toronto (3 years), Principal and Managing Consultant Geoscientist with Mineral Services Canada in Vancouver (4 years), Commodity Specialist (Diamonds) for BHP Billiton (6.5 years), Independent Consultant (1 year) and his current position: Chidliak Program Manager for Peregrine Diamonds.